OLR Research Report


October 3, 2013

 

2013-R-0380

MENTAL HEALTH DAY TREATMENT FACILITIES FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

By: Nicole Dube, Principal Analyst

This report provides a listing of Connecticut-licensed mental health day treatment facilities for children and adults.

CONNECTICUT MENTAL HEALTH DEAY TREATMENT FACILITIES

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) licenses mental health day treatment facilities for children and adolescents. These facilities provide structured, intensive outpatient treatment services to individuals ages five to 17 who are experiencing mental health issues or emotional disturbance. To receive services, the child or adolescent must meet the Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership's “Intermediate Level of Care” criteria. This generally means the person must display a moderate level of emotional disturbance and uncontrolled behavior that appears to be persistent (e.g., lasting more than six months). Priority access is given to DCF-involved children who have returned home from out-of-home care or are at risk of placement due to mental health issues or emotional disturbance. There are currently 15 licensed facilities with a total capacity of approximately 373 individuals (we were unable to obtain information for one facility).

The Department of Public Health (DPH) licenses mental health day treatment facilities for adults ages 18 and older. These facilities provide evaluation, diagnosis, and ambulatory treatment services for between four and 12 hours per day to adults experiencing mental, emotional, or behavioral issues. According to DPH, there are currently 18 licensed facilities. There is no limit placed on the number of adults a facility may serve.

We provide a list of these facilities in Table 1 and Table 2.

Table 1: DCF-Licensed Mental Health Day Treatment Facilities for Children and Adolescents

Facility Name

Address

Licensed Capacity

Boys & Girls Village, Inc.

528 Wheelers Farms Rd.
Milford, CT 06461

20

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

540 Litchfield St.

Torrington, CT 06790

17

Child Guidance Center of Mid Fairfield County

100 East Ave., Bldg. B

Norwalk, CT 06851

24

Children's Center of Hamden

1400 Whitney Avenue

Hamden, CT 06517

60

Community Mental Health Affiliates, Inc., /WORTH

270 John Downey Drive

New Britain, CT 06051

21

Community Mental Health Affiliates, Inc./ CAP/ EDT

270 John Downey Dr.

New Britain, CT 06051

16

Family and Children's Aid, Inc.

75 West St.

Danbury, CT 06810

31

Focus Alternative Learning Center, Inc.

126 Dowd Ave.

Canton, CT  06019

20

Hartford Hospital Institute of Living

80 Seymour St.

Hartford, CT 06106

16

Hospital of St. Raphael

1450 Chapel St.

New Haven, CT 06511

7

Klingberg Comprehensive Program Services, Inc.

370 Linwood St.

New Britain, CT 06052

16

Learning Clinic, Inc.

Route 169, P.O. Box 324

Brooklyn, CT 06234

10

Natchaug Hospital

189 Storrs Rd.

Mansfield Center, CT  06250

Not available

Village for Families and Children

1680 Albany Ave.

Hartford, CT 06105

62

Wheeler Clinic, Inc.

91 Northwest Dr.

Plainville, CT 06062

53

Source: DCF website, http://www.dir.ct.gov/dcf/Licensed_Facilities/listing_EDT.asp

Table 2: DPH-Licensed Mental Health Day Treatment Facilities for Adults

Facility Name

Address

Angelus House

158 Flanders Rd.

Bethlehem, CT 06751

Blue Sky Behavioral Health Clinic

52 Federal Road

Danbury, CT 06810

Community Renewal Team, Inc.

330 Market St.

Hartford, CT 06120

Connecticut Counseling Centers, Inc.

20 North Main St.

Norwalk, CT 06854

Connecticut Counseling Centers, Inc.

4 Midland Rd.

Waterbury, CT 06705

FSW, Inc. Connecticut

475 Clinton Ave.

Bridgeport, CT 06605

McCall Foundation, Inc.

58 High St.

Torrington, CT 06790

McCall Foundation, Inc. Winstead Satellite Office

115 Spencer St.

Winchester, CT 06098

New Directions, Inc. of North Central Connecticut

113 Elm St.

Enfield, CT 06082

North Central Counseling Services

153 Hazard Ave.

Enfield, CT 06082

Renfrew Center of Southern Connecticut

1445 Putnam Ave.

Greenwich, CT 06870

Rushford Center, Inc.

883 Paddock Ave.

Meriden, CT 06450

Rushford Center, Inc.

1250 Silver St.

Middletown, CT 06457

Stonington Institute

1353 Gold Star Highway

Groton, CT 06340

Stonington Institute

428 Long Hill Rd.

Groton, CT 06340

Stonington Institute

75 Swantown Hill Rd.

North Stonington, CT 06359

Walden Behavioral Care

2400 Tamarack Ave.

South Windsor, CT 06074

Wellspring Foundation, Inc.

21 Arch Bridge Rd.

Bethlehem, CT 06751

Source: DPH Office of Health Care Access, “Statewide Health Care Facilities and Services Plan,” October 2012, http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/ohca/publications/2012/ohcastatewide_facilities_and_services.pdf.

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